A blip on the calendar of life in general.
But a substantial enough amount of time to experience something profound and life-changing.
We take 90 day challenges to work on our bodies, our physical fitness and health. If we’re diligent, if we want it badly enough to put in the work, the energy, the time required, then we see changes. Sometimes even dramatic ones.
What if we did the same for our hearts and souls? What if we took one hour a day for 90 days to sit with Jesus and ask Him to heal, work on and grow our hearts? What if we journaled (if even just a sentence) every day for 90 days, asking questions, pondering scripture, venting, being just full core honest with ourselves and God? What if we allowed ourselves to be vulnerable enough with God that we sit raw and naked-souled before Him?
This can only be a win-win situation.
Because the truth is, God tells us that He will meet us there. He is thrilled to share His heart with us. He thrives on healing us. He has so much more for us than we are experiencing today. Himself.
90 days. Risk free. Results guaranteed.
What will 90 days from today look like? I have no idea. But I do know this. That where God is involved there are surprises we could never have imagined. Things that our hearts and souls didn’t even know they were thirsty for.
90 days could turn into 180 days which could turn into a year. Which could result in a lifetime of even deeper intimacy with God and a heart waking each morning to experience Him in brand new ways. Unafraid of the future. Armed for whatever lies ahead. Excited for the blessings found only in holding hands with the One who holds it all.
I am on day three of my 90 day challenge. Listening and crying out and journaling for an hour each day. I am partnering with another for accountability and the shared joy of watching God do amazing things together. Each page written, marked with the date and placed in a box not to be opened and reviewed until the 90 days is up.
It has to be honest. No choosing the right words or re-reading. Just raw on a page of where I am at right this minute and where I am asking God to take me. Anywhere He chooses, because I am safe when I am with Him.
By Thanksgiving my 90 days will be up. And I have the distinct feeling that the result will be a Thanksgiving of the heart like I have never experienced before.
Want to be part of the 90 day challenge of the heart with me?
Can you imagine all the stories we will have to share????
James 4:8 – Come close to God, and God will come close to you…
Jeremiah 33:3 – Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.
1 Corinthians 2:10 – But it was to us that God revealed these things by his Spirit. For his Spirit searches out everything and shows us God’s deep secrets.